2012 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games vs. FBS Teams With Winning Record Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Michigan State 9 55 72 17 144 16.0
2 Tulsa 5 43 36 2 81 16.2
3 BYU 6 34 58 6 98 16.3
4 Alabama 8 40 88 8 136 17.0
5 South Carolina 7 64 50 8 122 17.4
6 Ohio State 6 33 58 15 106 17.7
7 Louisville 5 37 45 7 89 17.8
7 Florida 9 51 84 25 160 17.8
9 Connecticut 5 31 53 7 91 18.2
10 Florida State 6 37 64 9 110 18.3
10 Virginia Tech 7 47 64 17 128 18.3
10 Notre Dame 9 57 95 13 165 18.3
13 Wisconsin 8 68 70 9 147 18.4
13 TCU 9 56 94 16 166 18.4
15 Syracuse 6 44 60 7 111 18.5
15 Army 6 61 48 2 111 18.5
17 Rutgers 5 30 58 6 94 18.8
17 Bowling Green 6 51 55 7 113 18.8
19 Boise State 6 52 55 7 114 19.0
19 Georgia 6 59 44 11 114 19.0
21 Buffalo 6 54 55 6 115 19.2
22 San Jose State 8 52 90 12 154 19.3
22 Stanford 10 77 101 15 193 19.3
24 Michigan 7 68 59 9 136 19.4
25 Penn State 6 65 44 8 117 19.5
25 Nebraska 10 89 84 22 195 19.5
27 Iowa 7 67 60 10 137 19.6
28 Troy 6 53 55 11 119 19.8
29 Florida International 7 64 67 8 139 19.9
30 Rice 5 46 46 8 100 20.0
31 Pittsburgh 7 56 73 12 141 20.1
31 Oregon State 9 73 94 14 181 20.1
33 Cincinnati 5 48 50 3 101 20.2
34 Fresno State 6 61 49 12 122 20.3
34 Washington 8 77 72 13 162 20.3
36 Ohio 5 45 52 5 102 20.4
36 Virginia 7 54 77 12 143 20.4
36 South Alabama 7 60 68 15 143 20.4
36 North Texas 7 60 72 11 143 20.4
40 LSU 8 57 85 23 165 20.6
41 Air Force 6 57 63 4 124 20.7
41 Minnesota 7 69 60 16 145 20.7
43 Missouri 9 69 105 14 188 20.9
44 Mississippi 7 63 78 7 148 21.1
44 Florida Atlantic 7 81 56 11 148 21.1
46 Utah State 6 41 72 14 127 21.2
46 Oklahoma 9 84 97 10 191 21.2
48 Utah 8 67 82 21 170 21.3
48 Southern Mississippi 8 86 75 9 170 21.3
50 Western Kentucky 6 53 61 15 129 21.5
50 Clemson 6 53 67 9 129 21.5
52 Washington State 7 64 81 6 151 21.6
52 Tennessee 7 64 81 6 151 21.6
54 Vanderbilt 6 60 64 6 130 21.7
54 Kansas State 9 73 110 12 195 21.7
56 Texas A&M 8 64 92 20 176 22.0
57 Arkansas State 7 67 77 11 155 22.1
57 UTEP 8 95 77 5 177 22.1
57 Georgia Tech 9 86 100 13 199 22.1
60 Maryland 5 37 68 6 111 22.2
60 Temple 5 52 52 7 111 22.2
60 UCF 6 63 58 12 133 22.2
63 Memphis 6 58 65 11 134 22.3
63 Massachusetts 6 68 58 8 134 22.3
65 North Carolina 5 38 64 10 112 22.4
65 Duke 7 78 68 11 157 22.4
67 Kent State 6 44 86 5 135 22.5
67 Navy 6 71 59 5 135 22.5
69 UCLA 9 89 86 28 203 22.6
70 Purdue 6 66 58 12 136 22.7
70 Texas 9 95 95 14 204 22.7
72 Northern Illinois 5 36 70 8 114 22.8
73 Oregon 9 84 106 17 207 23.0
74 San Diego State 6 38 89 12 139 23.2
74 Arizona State 6 78 48 13 139 23.2
74 Arkansas 9 68 127 14 209 23.2
77 North Carolina State 5 49 58 10 117 23.4
77 Akron 7 95 57 12 164 23.4
77 Kansas 10 103 123 8 234 23.4
80 New Mexico State 6 59 75 7 141 23.5
81 Central Michigan 6 71 66 5 142 23.7
81 SMU 7 59 98 9 166 23.7
81 Illinois 7 99 60 7 166 23.7
84 UAB 5 52 60 7 119 23.8
84 Wake Forest 6 55 84 4 143 23.8
86 Eastern Michigan 8 99 78 14 191 23.9
87 Western Michigan 5 53 58 9 120 24.0
87 Northwestern 7 59 96 13 168 24.0
89 Boston College 7 74 90 5 169 24.1
89 South Florida 8 74 104 15 193 24.1
89 Idaho 8 80 96 17 193 24.1
89 Kentucky 8 84 92 17 193 24.1
89 Auburn 9 105 95 17 217 24.1
94 Hawai'i 6 69 62 14 145 24.2
95 Louisiana-Monroe 6 62 73 11 146 24.3
95 Mississippi State 6 74 63 9 146 24.3
97 USC 8 87 95 14 196 24.5
98 Ball State 7 75 90 8 173 24.7
99 Middle Tennessee 4 46 50 3 99 24.8
100 Iowa State 10 100 132 17 249 24.9
101 UTSA 4 37 54 9 100 25.0
101 Colorado State 5 60 57 8 125 25.0
101 East Carolina 5 64 60 1 125 25.0
101 Tulane 8 107 78 15 200 25.0
105 Toledo 7 64 99 13 176 25.1
106 Louisiana-Lafayette 6 71 70 11 152 25.3
106 Miami (Ohio) 8 105 90 7 202 25.3
108 Texas Tech 7 81 87 10 178 25.4
108 Colorado 8 96 95 12 203 25.4
110 West Virginia 8 76 117 12 205 25.6
111 California 9 93 114 28 235 26.1
112 New Mexico 5 55 69 7 131 26.2
113 Nevada 4 46 50 9 105 26.3
114 UNLV 5 66 59 7 132 26.4
115 Wyoming 6 69 82 10 161 26.8
115 Oklahoma State 9 87 134 20 241 26.8
117 Houston 6 70 77 16 163 27.2
118 Baylor 10 98 160 15 273 27.3
119 Indiana 7 99 77 16 192 27.4
120 Marshall 6 70 86 10 166 27.7
121 Miami (Florida) 6 86 71 11 168 28.0
122 Louisiana Tech 5 60 69 13 142 28.4
123 Arizona 10 123 144 19 286 28.6
124 Texas State 7 99 90 16 205 29.3